Career Opportunities

Internships

Deb Ellis Physical Therapy

The Parkinson's internship opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in physical or occupational therapy. 

Job Description: This is an unpaid internship working alongside a physical therapist. The student will assist with an evidence based exercise program for community dwelling people with Parkinson’s disease. This program was developed at the Boston University Center for Neurorehabilitation.

Responsibilities will include; receiving exercise and safety training from the Physical Therapist, directly assisting participants through the exercise program, helping with set up and clean up of the studio room. Student will be expected to independently review provided information on Parkinson’s Disease.

Hours; Wednesdays and Fridays 12:45-2:45. October 17-December 7 (no class Nov 7and Thanksgiving week) 45+ hours total (12 classes total-24 hours of direct care, 2 hours of direct instruction with the physical therapist, 6 hours assisting with evaluations, case study requirement)

Location; Springfield Jewish Community Center-1160 Dickinson St. Springfield

Requirements; Interested students must have reliable transportation and must be interested in a career in physical therapy or occupational therapy. Some exercise
experience is preferred. There is a dress code. 

Application: Interested students should forward a resume to; Debra Ellis, MSPT, NCS deb@debellispt.com

Deadline: November 2, 2018
Posted: 1 hour 48 min ago

Inside Tracker

We’re a team of passionate, creative people who are using extreme personalization to make the world a healthier place. Founded in 2009 by experts in aging, genetics and biometric data, from Harvard, MIT and Tufts, science is the backbone of InsideTracker. We believe the most impactful science and technology products result from constant learning. And so, we always are. The algorithm that drives the InsideTracker platform is continuously refined, drawing on cutting-edge research and technological advances. It’s smart and ever-evolving, just like your body is. But we’re more than machines. We build and grow our products using both innovative technology and the human brain power of our accomplished scientific team.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to extract recommendations from peer reviewed scientific publications, manage the exercise related recommendation database and perform other tasks as needed. Interns will be compensated with a (hourly) salary in the amount of $15 per hour. 

 

Interested candidates should contact Brayden Woods at bwoods@segterra.com with a resume attached to discuss current projects. 

Deadline: October 1, 2018
Posted: 1 hour 54 min ago

Viability, Inc.

Viability believes that individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

We are seeking a responsible, goal oriented intern to join our growing organization. In this position, the Research Intern will work under the direction of the Senior Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for conducting research on state funding and documenting their process for conducting state funding research.

Read the full internship description here.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Umass Amherst

The UMass tobacco free policy aims to achieve compliance through education, cessation support, and community engagement. Empowering students, staff, and faculty to remind faculty to remind violators of the policy and to encourage their compliance, enables and sustains policy success. All members of the campus community are asked to encourage policy compliance for a collective benefit for us all.

Program Vision:
A campus environment in which to learn, work, live, and play free from tobacco’s impact.
Position Description
Tobacco Free Umass seeks student’s interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community of tobacco harm, encourage policy compliance, and evaluating tobacco use. The student intern will champion health promotion efforts and seek to develop new avenues for delivery in order to further engage the campus community.

Primary Objectives for interns:

  • Conduct an deliver health promotion and campus outreach initiatives
  • Develop educational interventions
  • Promote Tobacco-Free UMass through social media platforms
  • Review evidence-based interventions and best practices for tobacco prevention
  • Develop collaborations and new avenues for outreach and education efforts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in public health, or other closely related social science.
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills (empathy, respect, inclusion, diversity of opinions)
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, staff and campus community members


Application Process:
Please provide a cover letter and current resume to sdupont@umass.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

Jobs

Epic

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: October 7, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Epic

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, you'll work side by side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for about 70% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: October 7, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Department of Kinesiology

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking talented applicants qualified for a faculty position in the Kinesiology Department at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Biomechanics. Example areas of interest for scientific inquiry include musculoskeletal modeling, mechanics and energetics of human motion, and sensor development for motion analysis. Candidates at Assistant and Associate Professor ranks will be given equal consideration and evaluated with consideration of current rank and promise of continuing professional development and achievement. This is a full-time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with a competitive start-up package and salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. In exceptional circumstances, an appointment at the level of Full Professor will be considered.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 4 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) seek talented applicants qualified for a faculty position in the Kinesiology Department at the Assistant Professor level who study physical behavior measurement. Scientific inquiry in such areas as novel methods for device calibration and validation, new sensor technology, analytical advances in measurement and interpretation, new outcomes for clinical studies, and applications of wearable monitors for assessing exposure and/or effects of interventions to improve physical activity behavior are key areas of focus for this position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at a higher rank may receive consideration. This is a full-time, tenure track 9-month appointment with a competitive salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 6 hours ago